20 movies like Agora, ordered by similarity : Mongol(2007), 12 Years a Slave(2013), Graduation(2016), The Last Command(1928), Honeytrap(2014), Class of 1984(1982), Maudie(2016), Ben-Hur(2016), A United Kingdom(2016), The Last of the Mohicans(1992), The Road Home(1999), Hero(2002) ...
Romance, Adventure, Drama, History
Rachel Weisz Max Minghella Oscar Isaac Ashraf Barhoum Michael Lonsdale Rupert Evans Richard Durden Sami Samir Manuel Cauchi Homayoun Ershadi Oshri Cohen
philosopher father student slave christian classmate melodramatic disheartening striking gripping alexandria, egypt library classroom street political unrest teaching unrequited love hypatia science vs. religion philosophical conflict
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.
Adventure, Drama, History, Biography, War
Tadanobu Asano Honglei Sun Khulan Chuluun Amadu Mamadakov Bayertsetseg Erdenebat Amarbold Tuvshinbayar Tegen Ao Sai Xing Ga
warrior wife father soldier slave brooding gripping intense mongolia outdoors camp genghis khan childhood marriage betrayal slavery friendship growing up love rivalry
The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world in 1206.
Biography, Drama, History
Chiwetel Ejiofor Michael Fassbender Benedict Cumberbatch Paul Dano Garret Dillahunt Paul Giamatti Scoot McNairy Lupita Nyong'o Adepero Oduye Sarah Paulson Brad Pitt
slave slave trader abolitionist master african-american love interest dark powerful gripping touching gritty new york state american south plantation hideout secret hideout slave market slavery abolitionism underground railroad
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Adrian Titieni Maria-Victoria Dragus Rares Andrici Lia Bugnar Malina Manovici Vlad Ivanov Petre Ciubotaru David Hodorog Gheorghe Ifrim Lucian Ifrim
father daughter attacker police officer brutal disheartening disturbing emotional gripping uneasy transylvania small town rape rape aftermath revenge moral dilemma father/daughter relationship fatherhood love revenge
A film about compromises and the implications of the parent's role.
Drama, Romance, History
Emil Jannings Evelyn Brent William Powell Nicholas Soussanin Michael Visaroff
revolutionary russian general director extra gripping disheartening intense russia hollywood movie set revenge role reversal humiliation insanity movie making fall rivalry transformation 1920s
A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.
Romance, Crime, Drama
Jessica Sula Lucien Laviscount Naomi Ryan Lauren Johns Tosin Cole Ntonga Mwanza Danielle Vitalis Savannah Gordon-Liburd Modupe Adeyeye
teen girl gang leader gang member teen boy bully bleak brutal dark emotional gripping powerful tense uneasy london united kingdom school street gangs revenge passion
Layla, a 15-year-old living in Brixton, becomes involved with a gang and must set up a boy to be killed.
Perry King Timothy Van Patten Merrie Lynn Ross Roddy McDowall Al Waxman Lisa Langlois David Gardner Stefan Arngrim Keith Knight Neil Clifford Erin Flannery
teacher music teacher student security guard rape victim gang member bleak melodramatic sad brutal intense gripping school house stage classroom gangs school band violence revenge
A new teacher at a troubled inner-city high school soon ends up clashing with the delinquent leader of a punk posse that runs the school.
Romance, Biography, Drama, History
Sally Hawkins Ethan Hawke Kari Matchett Gabrielle Rose Zachary Bennett Billy MacLellan Marthe Bernard David Feehan
artist housekeeper painter fisherman family love interest emotional endearing heartwarming gripping engaging nova scotia farmhouse room rural community illness violence against women independence art abusive relationship
An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.
Adventure, History, Drama, Action
Jack Huston Toby Kebbell Morgan Freeman Rodrigo Santoro Nazanin Boniadi Ayelet Zurer Sofia Black-D'Elia Moises Arias Pilou Asbæk Marwan Kenzari
prince adoptive brother roman soldier wife mentor slave brash brooding intense thrilling powerful ancient rome ship villa racetrack battlefield slave market false accusations slavery racing
Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army, returns to his homeland after years at sea to seek revenge, but finds redemption.
Romance, Biography, Drama, History
David Oyelowo Rosamund Pike Jack Davenport Tom Felton Laura Carmichael Charlotte Hope Jack Lowden Nicholas Lyndhurst Jessica Oyelowo Arnold Oceng Anastasia Hille
prince african white woman british woman citizen president charming moving emotional engaging inspiring powerful botswana africa united kingdom embassy village street love forbidden love
The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.
Romance, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Daniel Day-Lewis Madeleine Stowe Russell Means Eric Schweig Jodhi May Steven Waddington Wes Studi Maurice Roeves Patrice Chéreau
sister frontiersman colonel native american traitor brother thrilling powerful melodramatic new york state fort wilderness waterfall indian village adirondack mountains brotherhood changing times loyalty cross-cultural romance abduction
Three trappers protect the daughters of a British Colonel in the midst of the French and Indian War.
Zhang Ziyi Honglei Sun Yulian Zhao Bin Li Guifa Chang Wencheng Sung Qi Liu Bo Ji Zhongxi Zhang
businessman father teacher mother student communist passionate gripping melodramatic china city rural community road school funeral family teaching reunion tradition father/son relationship
A Chinese businessman (Honglei Sun) recalls the story of the courtship of his mother (Ziyi Zhang) and father (Yulian Zhao), on the occasion of the old man's death.
Sports & Fitness, Action, Drama, History
Jet Li Tony Leung Maggie Cheung Donnie Yen Chen Daoming Zhang Ziyi Liu Zhongyuan Tianyong Zheng
king warrior assassin gripping incredible spectacular rousing china palace desert love assassination betrayal revenge quest adventure rivalry 2nd century b.c.
Flashbacks reveal how a warrior (Jet Li) stopped the elusive assassins (Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung Man-yuk) who tried to kill the emperor of China.
War, Drama, History
Lillian Gish Mae Marsh Henry B. Walthall Miriam Cooper Mary Alden Ralph Lewis George Siegmann Walter Long Robert Harron Wallace Reid Joseph Henabery
military officer nurse politician slave brother abraham lincoln creative melodramatic south carolina washington, d.c. mansion hospital battlefield countryside american civil war politics slavery ku klux klan revenge rivalry
The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.
Biography, Drama, History
Benedict Cumberbatch Michael Shannon Nicholas Hoult Katherine Waterston Tuppence Middleton Tom Holland Matthew Macfadyen Conor MacNeill Tom Fisher
thomas edison inventor millionaire rival businessman scientist tense gripping creative passionate new york city house laboratory field street wall street electricity inventions power rivalry
The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas A. Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world.
Matt Bomer Andrew J. Smith Josh Wiggins Bill Pullman Alex Neustaedter Lily Gladstone Ken White
father son grandfather bear brutal eerie gripping inspiring tense united states montana house woods mountain survival father/son relationship growing up journey adventure discovery
An urban teenager journeys to Montana to hunt big game with his estranged father. Father and son struggle to connect, until a brutal encounter in the heart of the wilderness changes everything.
Charlton Heston Hildegard Neil Eric Porter John Castle Fernando Rey Juan Luis Galiardo
queen egyptian lover rival roman seducer brooding emotional gripping intense moving powerful egypt kingdom chamber desert love sacrifice rivalry power
After the murder of her lover Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor: Octavius.
Romance, War, Drama, History
Lyudmila Saveleva Sergei Bondarchuk Vyacheslav Tikhonov Oleg Tabakov Boris Zakhava Anatoliy Ktorov Anastasiya Vertinskaya Antonina Shuranova Viktor Stanitsyn
count countess military officer soldier wife socialite creative gripping passionate russia royal palace family home battlefield countryside war love marriage infidelity horrors of war love
Drama, Romance, History
John Barrymore Dolores Costello Warner Oland Sam De Grasse Stuart Holmes
sister brother beautiful woman count divinity student brash crafty rousing france ship drawing room prison slavery brother/sister relationship mutiny religion change of heart whirlwind romance adventure love
A nobleman studying for the priesthood abandons his vocation in 18th Century France when he falls in love with a beautiful, but reluctant, courtesan.
Jürgen Vogel André Hennicke Sabin Tambrea Susanne Wuest Violetta Schurawlow Axel Stein Franco Nero Paula Renzler
clansman father son murderer hunter bleak brash gripping intense powerful striking suspenseful alps camp mountain prehistoric times revenge atrocities tribal life mission
A Neolithic clan leader seeks vengeance for the brutal massacre of his clan and the desecration of the group's holy shrine.
War, Drama, History
Deepika Padukone Shahid Kapoor Ranveer Singh Aditi Rao Hydari Anupriya Goenka Raza Murad Jim Sarbh
king queen tyrant wife uncle eunuch brutal bleak disheartening emotional gripping intense kingdom castle mansion forest temple battlefield love at first sight jealousy
Set in medieval Rajasthan, Queen Padmavati is married to a noble king and they live in a prosperous fortress with their subjects until an ambitious Sultan hears of Padmavati's beauty and forms an obsessive love for the Queen of Mewar.